What is the Centre for Global Education Monitoring?

The Centre for Global Education Monitoring supports the monitoring of educational outcomes worldwide. It is essential that data be collected and used to inform policy aimed at improving educational progress for all learners.

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Centre for Global Education Monitoring

System strengthening

ACER supports education systems in their aim to improve learning through capacity development and through high quality assessment and reporting programs adapted to specific contexts and requirements.

Education 2030

Education 2030

ACER is advocating for the development of tools and methodologies that will enable countries to have control over monitoring their learning, while still allowing them to report results internationally.

Reviews and analysis

Reviews and analysis

ACER has reviewed existing national, regional and international learning assessments, currently focusing on assessments of student learning outcomes in reading, mathematics and science.

Assessment GEMS

The Assessment GEMS series highlights important research topics of the GEM Centre, and provide a good insight into areas related to GEM.

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ANLAS toolkit launched

ANLAS toolkit has been launched

The Analysis of National Learning Assessment Systems (ANLAS) provides a toolkit for countries to analyse and strengthen their learning assessment systems. As a GPE initiative, the ANLAS toolkit was developed by ACER with significant contribution from ACER-GEM specialists, and piloted in three GPE partner countries.

SEA-PLM Program: Thinking globally in a regional context

SEA-PLM Program: Thinking globally in a regional context

ACER-GEM and the Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP) at UNESCO Bangkok has published the third paper in a series of topical case studies for the Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) program. It provides a detailed overview of the efforts and progress made by SEAMEO, UNICEF and the countries involved in the development, capacity building and implementation of SEA-PLM.

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